As the first day of class quickly approaches, one word can best describe the semester to come: unknown.
The Battalion’s editorial staff has practiced social distancing for the past month to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. Here are the artists, albums and podcasts they’ve been listening to in their downtime.
I have to admit that I wasn’t all that surprised when news first emerged that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and a friend had appeared in a racist blackface/KKK photo from his 1984 medical school yearbook. (It’s not clear who is in which costume.) My reaction wasn’t so much a judgment on Northa…
As one of Texas A&M’s oldest traditions, The Battalion has been an integral part of Aggie culture for a century and a quarter.
For nearly 125 years, The Battalion has been the student voice of Texas A&M University. We have been at the forefront of historic news both locally and nationally. Thousands of dedicated students have worked for this publication over the years and their efforts are displayed in the newsp…
Howdy 12th Man, First and foremost, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Angel Franco. For those of you who are new to Texas A&M, whether it’s enrolling early or transferring in, let me be the first to tell you that we at The Battalion are happy you have joined us in Aggieland.
On November 18, 1999, at 2:42 a.m. the Bonfire stack collapsed. Twelve Aggies lost their lives, and it is the duty of Aggies everywhere to keep their memory alive in our hearts. We remember them.
Thursday afternoon, Charlene Sumlin posted a picture of a letter the Sumlin family received, threatening Texas A&M’s head coach and calling him a n-----.
Over the past week, there have been stories published containing a magnitude of sadness. There is confusion and anger that comes with the words we have read and the things we have seen.In the days to come, Texas A&M and its students will yet again be forced to put the weight of a nationa…
Two weeks ago I got a phone call from our adviser that someone named Preston Wiginton wanted to purchase advertising space in The Battalion. He asked if I had seen that viral video on Facebook of a guy named Richard Spencer spouting hateful things and people giving him the Nazi salute in response.
Following the publication of our first article about white nationalist Richard Spencer’s planned visit to campus, the Aggie community erupted in an outpour of disgust and dismay.